Chelsea star: £62 million duo are a 'pleasure to play with'

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Eden Hazard has revealed that it took just one week to develop an understanding with Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa at Chelsea.

The Belgian international winger has been in incredible form this season, but he has still been out of the limelight due to the performances put in by Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas since their summer arrivals.

The Spanish duo have registered 10 goals and eight assists between them in the Premier League, and they have single handedly claimed points for the West London league leaders. Hazard has just two goals and one assist to his name this term, but his attacking performances have done much to ease the burden upon Fabregas and Costa - and all three have been benefiting from the play of the others.

The trio are set to be reunited for the first time in almost a month on Saturday, with Costa set to return from a hamstring injury for QPR’s visit to Stamford Bridge, and, with the Premier League’s highest scorers taking on the worst defence, it is hard to see past a Chelsea victory - capped with a number of goals.

Despite playing for little under four months as a competitive unit, the Blues attacking players seem to have an almost telepathic understanding - something that has existed since they opened the Premier League season with a 3-1 victory over Burnely - and Hazard believes that the trio developed quickly together due to Costa and Fabregas being ‘very good players’.

Quoted by Standard Sport, the 23-year-old said: “The time it takes to develop a relationship on the pitch depends on the guy. Sometimes it’s quick, sometimes not.

“But it’s easy for me to play with them because they understand football and are very good players.

“We didn’t need to train two years together, just one week was enough. They know when I move and I know when Costa and Fabregas move. It’s a pleasure to play with them.”

Many people are suggesting that Chelsea could rival Arsenal’s Invincibles, and progress through the entire 2014/15 Premier League season unbeaten. The similarities between the current side and Mourinho’s previous sides is also evident, and Hazard doesn’t believe the Blues can get much better than they already are.

He added: “I don’t know how much better this team can get — we will see. Now we are first in the table and I hope we can stay there until the end of the season. I hope we can win a lot of trophies this season, one, two or three. Why not?”

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